“A Tomb With A View” – Mon 26 Feb to Sat 3rd March plus Sat Matinee

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“A Tomb With A View” is a Comedy-Thriller written by Norman Robbins.

This play is set in a sinister, old library presided over by a portrait of a grim faced, mad-eyed old man.  There, a dusty, lawyer reads a will (involving a vast fortune) to an equally sinister family …… one has werewolf tendencies, another  wanders around in a toga of Julius Caesar, and a third is a gentle old lady who plants more than seeds in her flower beds.

By the Third Act, there are more corpses than live members left in the cast.

And what about the sympathetic nurse and the author of romantic novels?

All is revealed as the plot twists and turns to its surprising conclusion.

This is the first of the Tomb trilogy.

This amateur production of “A Tomb With A View” is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, LTD

“This is a well written and well constructed play with more twists and turns than a corkscrew and you will never work out who the murderer is, so you have to wait to the end of the play to find out” Seaford and Newhaven News May 2013.

“Laughter with a chilly spine” -Sussex Express 25.5.79.


Tickets are on sale now – Please call 07484 509514

The Theatre Box Office is now open daily (except Sundays)  9.30am-1.00pm

Buy 10 tickets and get one free

Coach parties are welcome.


Important Information on Saturday’s Performances of “A Tomb With A View”

We are pleased to announce that both Saturday Matinee (2.30pm) and Evening (7.30pm) Performances of “A Tomb With A View” are going ahead today.  There are still tickets available for both performances.  If you have any tickets for the 1st and 2nd March, then these can be exchanged for either performance today.  Please call Ticket Line 07484 509514 direct for any such exchanges and bookings for today’s performances.

Ticket sale Update

Due to the cancellation of two performances this week as a result of adverse weather, there may be limited availability for either or both the Saturday Matinee and Evening performances.  Please call the Ticket Line to enquire as to the availability for tomorrow’s performances.

Please don’t delay – Book now by calling 07484 509514.  Theatre Box Office is open daily 9.30am-1.00pm.  



Brian Lawless as Hamilton Penworthy
Mark Blaber as Lucien Tomb













Sandy Worcester as Dora Tomb
Rhiannon Driver as Emily Tomb














Jake Taviner as Marcus Tomb
Jenny Bowden as Agatha Hammond













Nicola Brice as Freda Mountjoy
Kieran McGarry as Peregrine Potter













Annette Driver as Monica Tomb
Katherine Lister as Anne Franklin













Promo Videos

Please click on any of the links below to get a taster of what this play may be all about with some very strange characters (but we are pleased to say without any corpses):

This was all filmed on location at Knappe Cross Care Centre in Brixington Lane, Exmouth.  The Exmouth Players wish to express their sincere thanks and gratitude to the owners of this Care Centre for allowing us to film and also to take photographs in and around the home, and also to the staff who were very accommodating and to the residents themselves who we understand enjoyed meeting the cast.  Thank you to you all.  We really appreciated this and also enjoyed our time with you.

Our thanks to Jake Taviner for filming and editing the above and also to Gill Bates for the photographs.

Photo Gallery

Meet some of the Tomb family and visitors
Monica Tomb meets Freda’s Secretary, Peregrine, for the first time










Freda and Peregrine about to enter the House
Monica getting a bit too friendly with Peregrine?!













Hello, what is the mad scientist up to now?
Look out!! It’s Julius Caesar with Nurse Franklin. Do they know anything?